BBC Radio 1 today announced that Clara Amfo will join the daytime roster of DJs on Radio 1, becoming the new host of Radio 1’s Live Lounge, presenting the weekday 10am - 1pm show on the network from Monday 25 May. It was also announced that Fearne Cotton, who joined Radio 1 in 2005, will be leaving the station.
CBBC Controller Cheryl Taylor has today announced a fascinating and fun new documentary series called Vote For Me, which will explore and explain the importance and significance of democracy and voting to a young audience.
On Sunday 8 March, BBC Four will feature an exclusive in-depth interview with one of the convicted men in the Delhi gang rape which sent shockwaves around the world in December 2012.
The DUP requested a meeting with the Director-General of the BBC to raise its concerns about not being included in the leaders’ TV debates to be broadcast across the UK and about wider coverage ahead of the General Election.
In a pioneering development for Somali-language broadcasting, BBC Somali will conduct a social-media question-and-answer session with the EU Ambassador to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso. Between 15.00 and 16.30 EAT (12.00-13.30 GMT) on Friday 27 February, the BBC Somali audiences on Facebook and Twitter will have a chance to directly ask the EU representative the most pressing questions to do with the EU involvement in Somalia, including politics, security, economy and development.
BBC Scotland take the wraps off a wide range of exciting new and returning comedy filmed in Scotland, including Mountain Goats, Two Doors Down, Burnistoun’s Big Night, Scot Squad and Stop/Start - highlighting its commitment to comedy.
Following a successful first film and documentary festival in 2014, BBC Arabic announced today that it will host its second festival bringing films and documentaries from the Arab world to audiences in London.
The BBC today released the following statement in response to the Culture, Media and Sport select committee's report on 'The Future of the BBC'.
EastEnders breaks records as it celebrates its 30th anniversary on BBC One.
To coincide with Stargazing Live returning to BBC Two, BBC Learning is holding a one-off spectacular live event, open to the general public, on Friday 20 March at Leicester racecourse to coincide with the solar eclipse that will effect the whole nation, the most spectacular in the UK for 16 years.
BBC Three comedy Top Coppers, starring up-and-coming talent John Kearns (Winner, Best Comedy Show, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014) and Steen Raskopoulos (Nominee, Best Newcomer, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014) has started filming.
Twenty of the world’s most promising opera singers will compete in this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. The names and nationalities of the 20 successful singers – who were chosen from almost 350 applicants - were announced today.
Starting on St David’s Day, Sunday night will be Welsh story night for small children all over the country as BBC Radio Cymru launches a brand-new service for very young listeners - and their parents or carers, of course!
Principal photography has begun on Andrew Davies’ landmark adaptation of War And Peace, which will bring the classic to life for a modern audience on a truly epic scale. The series is being filmed on location in Russia, Latvia and Lithuania.
As the result of drawing of lots by the broadcasters (BBC, ITV, Sky and Channel 4) the order of the party leaders' televised General Election debates is:
In a brand new visual comedy series for BBC Two, Matt Lucas (Little Britain, Come Fly With Me) takes the titular role of Pompidou, an elderly oddball aristocrat who has fallen on hard times. Alex MacQueen (The Thick Of It, Hunderby) plays the character of Hove, Pompidou’s long-suffering butler.
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